Weather forecast

Cold and blustery, with a mix of sunshine and showers today, according to Met Éireann. The showers will initially affect northern and western coastal fringes, but will become widespread during the afternoon. Some will be wintry, with the risk of hail and thunder. Highest temperatures of just 6°C to 10°C with fresh, gusty northerly winds.

In the news today

The IFA held its Brexit event for farmers in Goffs, a further 3,000 young bulls are shipping out to Turkey and New Zealand WMP futures have climbed 3%.

Catch up on all these stories and more in Monday’s nightly news.

Coming up today on

  • Grain market update.
  • More fallout from the IFA Brexit event.
  • We talk to farmers hit by the fires in west Cork.
  • All the latest from the new Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore farm.
  • What’s on today

  • Laois IFA ANC campaign review meeting.
  • FRS network Kanturk 40th anniversary sales/open event (continues 26 April).
  • To see what’s coming up, visit our agri events calendar.